|Procurement not to be split or inflated.
||30. (1) No procuring entity may structure procurement as two or more procurements for the purpose of avoiding the use of a procurement procedure.
(2) Any person who contravenes the provisions of this section shall be guilty of an offence.
(3) Standard goods, services and works with known market prices shall be procured at the prevailing real market price.
(4) Public officials involved in transactions in which standard goods, services and works are procured at unreasonably inflated prices shall, in addition to any other sanctions prescribed in this Act or the regulations, be required to pay the procuring entity for the loss resulting from their actions.